The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 256 268 214
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -54
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 150 130 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.57% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.74% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 99 164
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£600 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-36.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 31 £600 +7.14% 16
Canary Wharf -9 2 £488 -
Docklands, London -3 1 £575 +2.22%
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading.

1 159 (53.90%) Front Office
2 112 (37.97%) Finance
2 112 (37.97%) Java
3 109 (36.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 107 (36.27%) UNIX
5 106 (35.93%) Banking
6 100 (33.90%) Low Latency
7 99 (33.56%) Fixed Income
8 90 (30.51%) Linux
9 78 (26.44%) SQL
10 75 (25.42%) Equities
11 71 (24.07%) C#
12 67 (22.71%) Investment Banking
13 65 (22.03%) Derivative
13 65 (22.03%) Multithreading
14 61 (20.68%) FIX Protocol
15 60 (20.34%) C++
16 59 (20.00%) ION Trading
17 54 (18.31%) TIBCO
18 53 (17.97%) ION MarketView
19 50 (16.95%) Perl
20 45 (15.25%) Python
21 38 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
22 37 (12.54%) SQL Server
23 34 (11.53%) OO
23 34 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
24 33 (11.19%) E-Commerce
24 33 (11.19%) Rendezvous
25 30 (10.17%) Firewall
25 30 (10.17%) Windows

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.37%) MTS
2 2 (0.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.34%) IIS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.37%) MS Office
3 4 (1.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 53 (17.97%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.68%) Eikon
3 1 (0.34%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.17%) Firewall
2 20 (6.78%) Multicast
3 9 (3.05%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.03%) VPN
5 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.34%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) MPLS
5 1 (0.34%) OSPF
5 1 (0.34%) BGP
5 1 (0.34%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.80%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.73%) KDB
4 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.69%) OLAP
5 4 (1.36%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.68%) Big Data
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.34%) HBase
7 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.37%) JUnit
2 5 (1.69%) JIRA
3 4 (1.36%) Subversion
3 4 (1.36%) Maven
3 4 (1.36%) Mockito
4 3 (1.02%) TestNG
4 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.02%) Selenium
5 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.34%) Gradle
6 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.34%) Introscope
6 1 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.34%) NUnit
General
1 159 (53.90%) Front Office
2 112 (37.97%) Finance
3 106 (35.93%) Banking
4 67 (22.71%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.07%) Back Office
6 7 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (47.12%) Developer
2 71 (24.07%) Java Developer
3 62 (21.02%) Analyst
4 36 (12.20%) Support Analyst
5 33 (11.19%) C# Developer
6 28 (9.49%) C++ Developer
6 28 (9.49%) Applications Support
7 23 (7.80%) Project Manager
8 21 (7.12%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.08%) Business Analyst
10 14 (4.75%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (4.41%) WPF Developer
11 13 (4.41%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (3.73%) IT Project Manager
13 7 (2.37%) Programmer
13 7 (2.37%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (2.37%) GUI Developer
13 7 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
14 6 (2.03%) Analyst Programmer
15 5 (1.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (20.68%) FIX Protocol
2 33 (11.19%) Rendezvous
3 26 (8.81%) WPF
4 25 (8.47%) .NET
5 18 (6.10%) Middleware
6 14 (4.75%) WinForms
7 11 (3.73%) Reactive Extensions
7 11 (3.73%) XML
8 10 (3.39%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 9 (3.05%) STL
9 9 (3.05%) TIBCO EMS
9 9 (3.05%) JNI
10 8 (2.71%) Spring
11 6 (2.03%) JMS
12 5 (1.69%) Ultra Messaging
12 5 (1.69%) XSD
12 5 (1.69%) XSLT
12 5 (1.69%) HTML
13 4 (1.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (36.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 99 (33.56%) Fixed Income
3 75 (25.42%) Equities
4 65 (22.03%) Derivative
5 34 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (6.10%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.73%) Equity Derivative
8 10 (3.39%) Eurex
9 8 (2.71%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.71%) N-Tier
9 8 (2.71%) Open Source
10 6 (2.03%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (1.36%) Reference Data
13 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.68%) Grid Computing
14 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 107 (36.27%) UNIX
2 90 (30.51%) Linux
3 30 (10.17%) Windows
4 13 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (33.90%) Low Latency
2 65 (22.03%) Multithreading
3 38 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (11.53%) OO
5 33 (11.19%) E-Commerce
6 30 (10.17%) Market Making
7 29 (9.83%) Algorithmic Trading
8 28 (9.49%) Project Management
9 24 (8.14%) TDD
10 22 (7.46%) Risk Management
11 21 (7.12%) OOD
12 18 (6.10%) Analytics
13 16 (5.42%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 15 (5.08%) Capacity Management
15 14 (4.75%) Change Management
15 14 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (4.75%) Scrum
15 14 (4.75%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (4.07%) Unit Testing
16 12 (4.07%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 112 (37.97%) Java
2 78 (26.44%) SQL
3 71 (24.07%) C#
4 60 (20.34%) C++
5 50 (16.95%) Perl
6 45 (15.25%) Python
7 16 (5.42%) Shell Script
8 15 (5.08%) VB
9 11 (3.73%) JavaScript
10 10 (3.39%) C
11 9 (3.05%) PHP
12 4 (1.36%) AWK
12 4 (1.36%) VBA
12 4 (1.36%) VBScript
12 4 (1.36%) C-shell
13 2 (0.68%) Korn
13 2 (0.68%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.34%) Scala
14 1 (0.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (5.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.34%) ISEB
2 1 (0.34%) CCIE
2 1 (0.34%) CCNP
2 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.34%) RHCE
2 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.71%) QA
2 5 (1.69%) MiFID
3 1 (0.34%) EMIR
3 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (4.07%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.34%) Nagios
2 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 59 (20.00%) ION Trading
2 54 (18.31%) TIBCO
3 26 (8.81%) Sybase
4 25 (8.47%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.42%) Reuters
5 16 (5.42%) Bloomberg
6 15 (5.08%) Oracle
7 14 (4.75%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.73%) MarketAxess
9 10 (3.39%) eSpeed
9 10 (3.39%) Tradeweb
10 9 (3.05%) Citrix
11 8 (2.71%) Currenex
12 5 (1.69%) Splunk
12 5 (1.69%) Syncfusion
13 4 (1.36%) Fidessa
13 4 (1.36%) Solace
14 2 (0.68%) FFastFill
14 2 (0.68%) Perforce
14 2 (0.68%) Altiris
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Hatstand Ltd
Rate: £450-£550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £0 to £500 per annum None
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 4 days ago